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Pie and Pi­o­neer

Pi­o­neer is lit­er­al­ly, one who does some­thing… on foot. Thus it’s re­lat­ed — via the French paonier, from which we get the word — to the Span­ish for “foot”, pie. Thus the p‑i-vow­el open­ing both words!


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